An outbreak of dangerous fungal infections has been tied to recent cosmetic procedures at specific clinics in Mexico. Health officials urge anyone who underwent such procedures to seek a medical evaluation right away.
Some compounding pharmacies are using unauthorized active ingredients to make copycat versions of Ozempic and Wegovy.
A study suggests that more U.S. teens with obesity are getting weight-loss surgeries, in line with official guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A man in Michigan developed deep vein thrombosis after reportedly being bitten by a brown recluse spider.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a gene therapy for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, also known as butterfly disease.
Scientists uncovered a "biomarker" for chronic pain in the brains of four patients and are using the data to develop a new brain stimulation therapy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert urging doctors to refamiliarize themselves with mpox symptoms and encourage vaccination for at-risk patients.
A task force of experts recommended that female patients be screened for breast cancer starting at age 40.
Reproductive hormones may interfere with sleep quality and affect dreaming at different stages of the menstrual cycle.
Maine reported a potential measles case in a child and is awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Doctors performed a first-of-its-kind brain surgery on a fetus in the womb to repair a malformed blood vessel.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for use in people ages 60 and older.
The rate of fatal overdoses involving fentanyl skyrocketed in the U.S. between 2016 and 2021, new data show.
The Food and Drug Administration warned that unapproved inhalant products containing ammonia may pose health risks.
An implanted ultrasound-emitting device helped chemotherapy drugs safely pass into the brains of cancer patients.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the second-ever medical treatment made from donated human feces.
"Amniotic fluid" eye drops aren't approved and could be harmful, the Food and Drug Administration warned.
The emerging field of "cancer chronotherapy" hints that it may be best to receive cancer treatment at a particular time of day.
A study suggests that Black patients might benefit from breast cancer screenings starting at age 42, rather than age 50.
Scientists have developed a new "shape-shifting" antibiotic to fight drug-resistant bacteria, but it hasn't been tested in humans yet.